Casey Ashley of Donalds finished a dominating week in dominating fashion on Sunday, bringing home the biggest bag of the day and winning the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell by almost 15 pounds.
Ashley, who led from wire-to-wire for his first FLW win, brought in a 5-fish limit that weighed 15 pounds, 10 ounces. He finished with 68-5 and won $100,000, easily outdistancing runnerup Andy Morgan of Dayton, Tenn. who finished with 53-13 and won $30,000 after finishing with 12-4.
Ashley had the biggest weights on three of the four tournament days: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Clent Davis of Montevallo, Ala, took third with 50-9 after a 7-8 final day's catch. He won $25,000. Cody Meyer of Auburn, Calif, was third with 9-14 and 49-14 for $20,000, and John Cox of Debary, Fla., was fifth with 13-6 and 48-14 for $19.000.
One other fisherman from South Carolina finished in the top 10. Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity took seventh place and $16,000 after a final round of 9-13 that left him at 43-15.